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Women’s Catalytic Fund: A Collective Approach to Funding Grassroots Gender Justice Movements

The Women’s Catalytic Fund supports East Bay organizations promoting gender equity, prioritizing BIPOC and female/non-binary-led groups, empowering grassroots movements.

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Building People Power in the East Bay

Grantee partners of the Community Organizing, Power Building, and Movement Building program strategy shared common concerns and goals at a recent convening.

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Community Advocate Uplifts West Oakland Nonprofits 

Learn more about how a local community advocate uses a donor-advised fund to deliver equity to grassroots organizations in West Oakland.

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Oakland: The Home of Latinx-led Power Building

Learn the local history and impact of the community leaders behind some of the largest Latinx-led nonprofits in Oakland.

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The Air is Cleaner On The Other Side of Town: Environmental Justice in the East Bay

Learn about Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) and Communities for a Better Environment efforts to reduce air pollution in the East Bay.

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Investing in Black Led Organizations is Key to an Equitable Pandemic Recovery

Bay Area Black-led organizations (B.L.O.s) make up a strong, vibrant network of community anchors that have served as the backbone …

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Removing Funding Barriers for Artists by Rethinking Grantmaking in the Arts

A critical component of the Fund is supporting artists to create new work in the East Bay.

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Jim King Thinks Bigger

Learn how Jim feels he can give back using a Donor Advised Fund. Jim’s commitment to helping others has been a driving force in his life.

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Community Is the Key: Lessons of Resilience During COVID-19

Leaders of three community organizations share powerful insights from the frontlines of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: Moving at the Pace of Trust

A new video demonstrates the power of the COVID-19 African American Education & Outreach Partnership which has distributed $2.4 million to community-based organizations across the country.

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The Roland Family Finds New Exciting Ways to Support the East Bay Community

For Steve Roland, philanthropy is a family affair. His son Kyle is doing graduate work on social impact investing. His …

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Donor Profile: Weylin Eng

A California Legacy Weylin Eng and his family’s California story begins over a hundred and fifty years ago and spans …

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East Bay Clinics Making Vaccines Accessible for Communities of Color

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating toll on the East Bay community and has hit communities of color hardest. …

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Donor Profile: Arnold Perkins

Anybody who spends more than five minutes with Arnold Perkins invariably leaves with a smile on their face. Arnold has …

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Donor Profile: Bibi Tiphane

Donor Profile: Bibi Tiphane Bibi Tiphane moved to Silicon Valley from Montreal in the early 1980s to become one of …

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Black Resilience: Building Power in the Bay Recap

Black Resilience: Building Power in the Bay Recap Blog “We keep our story alive, we keep our history alive by …

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Juneteenth 2020 – In Conversation with the Black Organizing Project

With a vision to rebuild and transform the lives and spirits of those within the Black community, the Black Organizing …

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Donor Profile: The Oringers

Giving – of time, of brainpower, of money – is in Jan and Howard Oringer’s DNA. The importance of community …

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Grantee Profile: Safe Return Project

The Safe Return Project, a Richmond-based organization, is a grantee of The East Bay Community Foundation. Led by formerly incarcerated …

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Climate Justice Series: New Voices are Rising for a Just, Livable Future!

Around the world, we have seen a drastic increase in the number of extreme climate events and environmental disasters. Decades …

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